Northern Ireland
Half of farm death victims are over 65
Peter McCann
There have been 62 fatal accidents on NI farms over the past decade, with 32 of these incidents involving over 65s
13 July 2022 Farm safety
Health and safety tips for beef farms
John McNamara, Francis Bligh and MJ Kelly from Teagasc take a look at some important aspects of farm safety on beef farms.
13 July 2022 Farm safety
Moving machinery a huge killer on Irish farms
The clear message is act now on training or upskilling who works on your farm rather than become another statistic that the HSA reports on.
Embrace Farm remembrance service to take place this weekend
The ecumenical service, now in its ninth year, is in memory of those who have died or been injured on farms across the island of Ireland.
22 June 2022 News
Embrace FARM to hold remembrance service this Sunday
The special event on Sunday will also be livestreamed through the Embrace FARM website.
20 June 2022 News
Farm deaths in NI peak during summer
Researchers have analysed information from 508 fatal accidents that occurred on Northern Ireland farms over a 50-year period.
8 June 2022 Northern Ireland
Beef Management: Controlling Docks, BDGP and silage safety
In this week's beef management notes, beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at contolling docks in grassland, BDGP stock bull requirements and safety at silage time
25 May 2022 Management
One-to-one farm tragedy support EIP launched by Embrace FARM
The project has been funded by the Department under the EIP initiative.
27 April 2022 News
New farm safety project to ensure no farmer is left behind
"Too often, familiarity can lead to farmers becoming accustomed to risks on their farms," Minister of State Martin Heydon said.
15 April 2022 News
Dairy management: beware of the dangers of slurry gas
Fatalities can happen in the blink of an eye due to the dangers of slurry gas, writes Aidan Brennan.
7 March 2022 Management
Letter imploring tractor drivers to be considerate on rural roads
‘Tractor drivers - please take care on the roads’ - name and address with the editor.
23 February 2022 Letters